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  • E-girls' latest album tops Oricon weekly ranking

    March 25, 2014 @ 2:19 am

    E-girls' 2nd album "COLORFUL POP" (released on March 19) topped Oricon's latest weekly ranking. The first week sales for this album totaled 90,000 copies which exceeded the previous album "Lesson 1" (released in April 2012) that sold 57,000 copies during the first week. This also marked their 2nd consecutive chart-topping album. It includes 14 tracks like "RYDEEN ~Dance All Night~", "Gomennasai no Kissing You", "Follow Me -COLORFUL ROCK-", and m

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  • Oricon 2013 Yearly Charts : Artist Total Sales

    December 16, 2013 @ 4:23 am

    Oricon has released its yearly ranking for 'Artist Total Sales Revenue' for 2013. The ranking is based on the gross total sales of CDs (both singles and albums), DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs.Check out the results below! 1 - Arashi # 14,192,000,000 Yen (approximately $138,108,170 USD)2 - AKB48 # 13,254,000,000 Yen (approximately $128,980,108 USD)3 - B'z # 5,379,000,000 Yen (approximately $52,345,254 USD)4 - Momoiro Clover Z # 5,245,000,000 Yen (approx

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  • Not yet's latest single takes the top spot on the Oricon chart

    October 1, 2013 @ 2:30 am

    AKB48 subunit Not yet, comprised of Oshima Yuko, Kitahara Rie, Yokoyama Yui, and Sashihara Rino, released their 5th single "Hiri Hiri no Hana" on September 25. This single has sold 108,000 copies in its first week and has topped Oricon's single ranking for October 7. This marks the group's second consecutive single, following "Suika BABY" (released last May), and fourth total to top the single chart. All versions of the single include "Hiri Hiri

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  • EXILE's 41st single released in April comes back at No.1 on Oricon chart

    September 24, 2013 @ 3:10 am

    EXILE's 41st single "EXILE PRIDE ~Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame~" (released on April 3) has sold 112,000 copies (total 916,000 copies), topping Oricon's single weekly ranking for September 30. The single last topped the charts 24 weeks ago during its first week of sales. The last single to come back at #1 on the charts was Mr.Children's "Shirushi" (released November 2006) on January 15, 2007 after a 7-week interval. SMAP holds the longest interval r

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  • Which actress had her big break in the first half of 2013?

    July 6, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

    The first half of 2013 has already come to an end. When looking back at those six months, many new faces graced the world of entertainment with their fresh and outstanding performances. As usual, ORICON STYLE used this opportunity to ask 1,000 people the question, "Which actress had her big break in the first half of 2013?" All the actresses seen below definitely deserve to be in the top 10, but the first place is a bit surprising when looking

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  • Arashi tops "Total Sales" & "DVD Sales" categories in Oricon's first half of 2013 ranking

    June 21, 2013 @ 3:57 pm

    Popular group Arashi dominated the "Total Sales by artist" and "DVD sales" categories of Oricon's "first half of 2013 ranking."This "Total Sales by artist" is the ranking of artists who have the highest amount of the total sales in CDs (both singles and albums), DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs. This is the first time in 3 years for Arashi to top this category since they last topped it back in 2010 with a total sales figure of 8.43 billion yen (appro

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  • Oricon Monthly Charts for May 2013

    June 10, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

    Oricon revealed their monthly charts for May of 2013. Check out the results below. ===== [Single Monthly Ranking]  1. "Sayonara Crawl" - AKB48 : 5/22 (1,871,779)2. "Endless Game" - Arashi : 5/29 (477,869)3. "Preserved Roses" - T.M. Revolution × Mizuki Nana : 5/15 (146,829)4. "FACE to Face" - KAT-TUN : 5/15 (145,880)5. "GIVE ME LOVE" - 2PM : 5/29 (137,755)6. "Neko Chudoku" - Tegomass : 5/22 (102,131)7. "Love You More" - GE

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  • Oricon Comic Chart for 5/6 ~ 5/12

    May 16, 2013 @ 9:29 pm

    Oricon has released their weekly comic chart for May 6th to the 12th. Check out the result below. ===== 1. "Ansatsu Kyoushitsu", Volume 4 - Matsui Yusei : (132,529) 2. "Kuroko no Basuke", Volume 22 - Fujimaki Tadatoshi : (130,454) 3. "Toriko", Volume 24 - Shimabukuro Mitsutoshi : (96,868) 4. "Gintama", Volume 49 - Sorachi Hideaki : (83,176) 5. "Shingeki no Kyojin", Volume 10 - Isayama Hajime : (68,054) (Check

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 5/6 ~ 5/12

    May 15, 2013 @ 4:24 am

    Oricon has revealed its weekly charts for May 6th to the 12th. The results are below. ===== <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. "sister's noise" - fripSide : 5/8 (27,275) 2. "Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji LOVE 2000% Idol Song Hijirikawa Masato" - Hijirikawa Masato (Suzumura Kenichi) : 5/8 (22,152) 3. "Baito Fighter" - Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome : 5/8 (19,463) 4. "Gag" - Hoshino Gen : 5/8 (19,198) 5. "Mine" - Kasai Tomomi :

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  • Oricon Monthly Charts for April 2013

    May 10, 2013 @ 8:07 pm

    Oricon has revealed its monthly charts for April 2013. Check out the results below. ===== <Single Monthly Ranking> 1. "Hesomagari/Koko ni shika nai Keshiki" - Kanjani8 : 4/24 (314,512) 2. "Tanjoubi ni wa Masshiro na Yuri wo/Get the groove" - Fukuyama Masaharu : 4/10 (140,405) 3. "Real Sexy!/BAD BOYS" - Sexy Zone : 5/1 (138,863) 4. "Brainstorming/Kimi sae Ireba Nani mo Iranai" - Morning Musume : 4/17 (105,343) 5

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